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Amazing Ruins

A beautiful ruined priory in a very quiet setting. There are substantial amounts of the building... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
ZBH88
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
First visit to an English Heritage site

We have never been to an English Heritage site befor. I have to say we were impressed, so much so... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
Ian C
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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All reviews audio tour english heritage chapter house beautiful ruins well worth a visit peaceful place henry viii guide book car park the guidebook information boards dotted sunny day pay and display entrance fee wander around gift shop private residence
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came here while staying in Much Wenlock I have to say £5.70 per adult and £3+ for a child is way too pricey for visiting a small ruin, they were also burning debris and if choosing to go in you’d have come out smelling of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Rubyroored
Reviewed 30 October 2018

A beautiful ruined priory in a very quiet setting. There are substantial amounts of the building still remaining despite it being ruined. Entrance is free to English heritage members and there's a small shop and toilets on site. There is a small car park, which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ZBH88
Reviewed 21 October 2018

We have never been to an English Heritage site befor. I have to say we were impressed, so much so we have taken out membership. This is one is an old priory, which Henry the 8th had a go at . The ruined are well...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ian C
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Beautiful site with helpful information on signs and in the guidebook. There is an intact first floor chapel that can be seen from the ground and some very unusual features. Well worth a visit

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 580jenniferu
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Day out in this area and what a lovely place to visit first.. Limited number of parking spaces but we got there late morning on a Sunday so no problem parking. £1 to park so very reasonable. Once you walk through the visitors reception the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RobinWilliamson
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Compared to many of the ruins that Henry VIII left after the Dissolution, this is not the most impressive, but the audio tour provides a great deal of information and colour to an otherwise bland canvas. The story is told by the last monk in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John H
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

A regular place for our picnic ahead of doing one of the many local walks. Steeped in history with majestic ruins that transport you to a peaceful place.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BiminghamTrippers
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Interesting, in places impressively ornate, ruins close to the heart of a pretty little town. An audio guide, featuring nine 'stops', is included with admission. Don't be persuaded to buy the guide book! It's an atmospheric, peaceful site. The priory shop sells mead, by the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Three of us, one with a wheelchair. We spent a morning walking around the Priory grounds. Well preserved ruins and useful interpretation panels etc...Small shop. Disabled access OK

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank historian90
Reviewed 25 August 2018

This is a totally outdoors attraction so go on a warm sunny day to get it at its very best. This time of year (August) the light is fantastic and it is a photographer's dream too. This is a place with real history that is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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